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Social Security is part of life

social securitySocial Security is part of almost everyone’s life. In one way or another- -whether assigning a Social Security number to a newborn infant or mailing a Social Security check to a retired worker – – Social Security touches the lives of more Americans than any other federal program. Social Security provides protection to more than 141 million workers and pays benefits to 43 million people.

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  1. A) According to Social Security Administration

    You can use a my Social Security online account to:

    Get your benefit verification letter or (BUDGET LETTER);
    Check your benefit and payment information and your earnings record;
    Change your address and phone number; and
    Start or change direct deposit of your benefit payment.
    If you need proof that you are receiving Social Security benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and/or Medicare, you can request a benefit verification letter online. This letter is sometimes called a “budget letter,” a “benefits letter,” a “proof of income letter,” or a “proof of award letter.”

    What is a benefit verification letter? It is an official letter from Social Security that you can use as proof of your:

    income when you apply for a loan or mortgage;
    income for assisted housing or other state or local benefits;
    current Medicare health insurance coverage;
    retirement status;
    disability; and/or
    age.
    You can select the information you want included in, or left out of, your online benefit verification letter.

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  1. I have had quite the run around with the SSA office in Omaha, NE. I waited for long periods of time on the phone. When I left a message, they don’t call back… Or when they say they someone will call back, they do not return your calls. When asking for information regarding my account they said it would take up to 90 days to get the info from the parent site. Apparently, they only go back so far due to digitizing the records, all paper copies are kept out of state. I requested an Benefits Planning Query and Next Scheduled Review/Diary Date and they had no idea what I was talking about. When asked where to file a complaint they had no idea where I could go. I also asked for a copy of all my records, they said it would cost me over $75.00. It was highly painful and degrading.

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